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Category: Museullaneous

Live at the AM podcast: Humannature series – Alice Te Punga Somerville

Alice Te Punga Somerville, University of Waikato, gives her talk, 'Taupata, taro, roots, earth: the (Indigenous) politics of gardening'.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Sep 2018

5 top tips for a nature photography field trip

Grab your camera and pull on your boots as nature photographer Kirsten Woodforth gives her tips for a great family day out.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2018

Live at the AM podcast: HumanNature series – Catriona Sandilands

Professor of Environmental Studies at York University (Toronto) Catriona Sandilands explores the possibilities of a feminist botany.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Aug 2018

Live at the AM podcast: HumanNature series – Oron Catts

World-renowned innovator at the intersection of science, nature and art, Oron Catts asks: what is life?

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Jul 2018

Live at the AM podcast: HumanNature series – Mike Hulme

Hear Mike Hulme, University of Cambridge, unravel how different human cultures give shape and meaning to the idea of climate.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Jun 2018

Live at the AM podcast: HumanNature series – Deborah Bird Rose

In this podcast, Deborah Bird Rose (UNSW) examines how humans, animals and the landscape intersect in the face of environmental crisis.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 May 2018

Treasures podcast ep 8: Life in the freezer

In our final episode, Charles and Kim uncover the stories behind objects used in Sir Douglas Mawson's Antarctic expeditions. 

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 May 2018

Treasures podcast ep 7: The platypus rug and the lyre bird

Kim McKay and Charles Wooley ponder the beautiful platypus rug and what it tells us about the changing attitudes towards our native fauna.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Apr 2018

Treasures podcast ep 6: The pestle that changed the world

The influence of this simple stone object stretched all the way to the Pacific, where this story takes a sudden, violent twist.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Apr 2018

Treasures podcast ep 5: The last tiger

Charles Wooley reveals the tragic tale of the death of the last wild thylacine.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Apr 2018